Excursions Friday, June 26th, 2009
When you register for ACA 2009, do not forget to indicate which excursion you'd like to take, if any, and your excursion fee will be added to your registration fee.
The bus tour has been cancelled due to lack of interest. If you had registered for this tour, please contact Michel Beaudin to register for another tour or to obtain reimbursement.
1) Montréal Bus Tour (55$) CANCELLED
2) Lunch and walking tour of Chinatown (35$)
Leave ÉTS on foot at 12:45 pm to explore Chinatown with a professional guide.
This tour starts with lunch where you will discover Chinese knowhow while tasting traditional dishes and Dimsum. The guide will then take you on a walking tour of the neighbourhood.
Discover the history and specificities of this ethnic group that has contributed to the cultural heritage of this country. You will visit places of cultural significance: Buddhist temple for devotions, worship store for objects associated with chance and ancestry, herbalist, grocery store, etc. Chinese religious rituals, family and social traditions will be the overarching themes of this tour.
Lunch is included in the cost of this tour.
Vegetarian menus or menus for those with food allergies are available. You must indicate any special needs of this sort when registering.
The tour ends approximately at 4:30 pm.
3) Walking tour of Historical Old Montréal (15$)
Leave ÉTS on foot at 2:30 pm to explore Old Montréal with a professional guide.
From the founding of Ville-Marie to today's metropolitan reality, discover the important historical events and transformations of Montréal's oldest borough. Learn some of the secrets of Montréal's historical neighbourhood which is rich in history, architecture and monuments.
This tour concludes approximately at 4:30 pm near the Notre-Dame Basilica which you can choose to visit on your own.
Walking tours will take place rain or shine. Wear comfortable walking shoes and a smile.
For all questions concerning these excursions, please contact: Kathleen Pineau.